Dr. Ava Khodakhast of Argyle Family Dental in Centennial, Colorado, is a skilled, experienced dental provider in the community who is committed to ensuring patients have access to the latest technologies to achieve and maintain their oral health. In addition to providing preventative, general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry in her office, she also provides minimally-invasive gum surgery solutions for patients who have been diagnosed with periodontal disease and are concerned about finding a treatment for the infection and resulting gum recession.
Treatment at her office is performed using the LANAP laser gum tissue therapy, a safe and effective way to use today’s technology to address infections within the smile–and restore the smile back to health!
LANAP, which is an acronym for “Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure,” uses a laser to target and remove bacteria from the gum pockets as well as diseased tissue without harming surrounding healthy tissue. It can be used to treat new and current patients of our practice with advanced periodontal disease who may have been previously told that they are not good candidates for traditional scaling and root planing procedures–or for those who want to avoid them. The treatment is minimally invasive, using laser technology to treat the infection without invasive procedures. It is a wonderful alternative to scaling and root planing and continues to be the gold standard in the treatment of periodontitis at any stage!
There are several factors to take into consideration when you are thinking about periodontal and gum recession treatment with our team. The LANAP gum tissue therapy has several advantages over traditional scaling and root planing as well as conventional gum surgeries..
When compared to conventional gum surgeries, including gum grafting, and scaling and root planing, the benefits of LANAP include:
When you talk to our team at Argyle Family Dental about this and other treatment options available to you, you can learn more about the main advantages this treatment has over conventional surgeries used in the past and even today by other dental offices in the area. Dr. Ava Khodakhast prides herself in offering safe, effective, and technologically advanced solutions for almost any dental problem, allowing patients to enjoy state-of-the-art treatment at our dental clinic.
If you are in need of periodontal gum tissue therapy and want to speak to our team about the advantages of LANAP treatment over traditional gum surgeries, we welcome you to book a consultation with our team!
Our office is located in Centennial, CO, at 8120 South Holly Street, Suite #208, and can be reached by telephone at (720) 573-2454.
Immerse yourself in the world of exquisite dental artistry crafted by Dr. Ava Khodakhast, a
distinguished prosthodontist whose journey is a testament to the fusion of science and art in
dentistry. With an unwavering commitment to elevating lives through her specialized expertise, Dr.
Khodakhast has redefined the landscape of prosthodontics, captivating hearts with her transformative
Embarking on her odyssey in 2000 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Khodakhast's passion for her craft led her to traverse continents for knowledge. She pursued her American DDS at the esteemed University of Missouri, Kansas City, setting the foundation for a remarkable career. Yet, her thirst for mastery pushed her to delve deeper. Venturing into the realm of complexity, she dedicated three intensive years at the Medical College of Georgia, earning a master's in Oral Biology and seamlessly entwining it with a Residency in Prosthodontics.
Prosthodontics is the symphony of precision and creativity, where every note is a smile transformed. Dr. Khodakhast is a virtuoso in this art, specializing in intricate cosmetic makeovers, implant procedures, and comprehensive mouth rehabilitation. Recognized as a "Diplomate" by the American Board of Prosthodontics and as a "Fellow" by the American College of Prosthodontists, she soars among the select few who define excellence in this arena. Her certification as a prosthodontist is a testament to her rigorous education and training, making her a beacon of expertise for dental and maxillofacial reconstruction and rehabilitation. Dentists themselves entrust their patients to her care, a testament to her unparalleled mastery.
A luminary in academia, Dr. Khodakhast served as the assistant director of Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She also worked in private practice at UMKC, applying the techniques and skills she taught in complicated, aesthetic case settings. During her junior year of college, she graced India with her charitable work, a touch of humanity that infuses her artistry with compassion.
Emanating from the core of her being is a dedication to her patient's well-being. You can rely on her to provide unparalleled care rooted in scientific precision and artistic commitment.